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Certificate in Social Impact

Lead the way to a better world.

The Certificate in Social Impact can connect you to the knowledge and networks that will place you at the intersection of business and social impact.

Earn an academic Certificate in Social Impact and focus your learning by specializing in one of four topic areas: sustainability, social finance, values-based leadership, social innovation and social entrepreneurship.

The Certificate program is open to students in both the single degree and double degree programs.

Certificate Components: Master of International Business

To earn a Certificate in Social Impact, students in the Master of International Business program must complete the following requirements:

  • Complete social impact themed elective courses and assignments
  • Make an impact by volunteering with your local communities
  • Expand your networks at our annual Social Impact Summit, Social Innovation Bootcamp, and other events (Speaker Series, Brown Bag Lunches, workshops and curated off-site experiences)
  • Access a variety of resources related to social impact topics
  • Summarize your experiences and key takeaways from the program in a final portfolio submission
Alma Achonu

When I applied for the Master of International Business program, the Certificate was an additional opportunity I was eager to pursue. The program provided me with a greater understanding of social innovation and responsibility, but more importantly, how I can personally drive social change within my future organization.

Lauren Jarvis
Queen’s MIB